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Choker plaque: M.31-1983

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown (Probably)




Gold, turquoise and green plique-à-jour enamels and baroque parls

Gold, turquoise and green plique-à-jour enamels, and baroque pearls. Of convex rectangular form with two pin fastenings across the back. The frame encloses an arrangement of a diagonal branch, four sycamore leaves, five winged sycamore seed pods on vertical stems, and four baroque pearls mounted on vertical stems; paris of smaller pearls are set in each of the winged seed pods.


History note: John Jesse & Irina Laski, 160 Kensington Church Street, London, W. 8

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 5 cm
Length: 7.3 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Grundy, J. Hull, Mrs


Production date: circa AD 1900

School or Style

Art Nouveau

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( turquoise and green) pearl
Frame composed of gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.31-1983
Primary reference Number: 119019
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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